18 June 2012
Here’s a first. For years The Lawyer has analysed the strategy and performance of law firms.
The outstanding entries from those vying to be crowned Litigation Team of the Year have provided The Lawyer Awards judges with one of their most difficult tasks to date. By Katy Dowell
It has been widely reported that Michael Woodford, UK Chief Executive of Olympus, sacked after less than two weeks employment, has settled an unfair dismissal claim said to have been worth millions.
Despite fee pressure and a slow transactional market, Northern Irish firms are recruiting in anticipation of growth driven by international work
’Shared parenting’ consultation fails to address speed of court decisions in child access cases
The Irish recession has prompted a significant and ongoing rise in contentious work, but has also put lawyers on the defensive
Failure to disclose all relevant information to the Central Criminal Court has called SFO policy into question
Field Fisher Waterhouse link to Lawrence Graham at odds with former policy
The Dresdner banker bonus case is a hard one to call because its merits can be argued both ways
The London outfit’s significant lateral efforts and healthy retention rate have provided it with a springboard for sizeable future promotion rounds
Fladgate has recruited real estate partner Gideon Dabby-Joory from Howard Kennedy and litigation partner Sophia Purkis from Kingsley Napley. Dabby-Joory was joint head of real estate, while Purkis was a partner.
Accession to the WTO may bring benefits, but the terms for joining are not neccesarily favourable for Russia
Will King & Wood Mallesons next move be a Singapore link-up?
The legal teams working with the world’s leading tech companies
I provide strategic and operational guidance to our chief executive Chris Smylie and the partnership on all aspects of our IT systems and their development. I also ensure effective day-to-day running of such systems.
Are law firms missing a trick by sitting back on gTLDs?
Law firms are doing their bit to help ease the country’s financial crisis